5th April 2014
Argentina: President to become godmother to lesbian couple’s baby 5
2:22 PM — The President of Argentina has said she will become the godmother to the child of a lesbian couple.
4th April 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury defends Anglican position on gays from Ann Widdecombe attack 21
5:33 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has defended the Church of England's position on gay relationships from an attack by former MP Ann Widdecombe, saying the issue is "complex" and that "people can't help being gay".
Sandi Toksvig collects OBE from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace 5
3:32 PM — Sandi Toksvig has collected her OBE at Buckingham Palace just days after renewing her vows with her civil partner in front of 2,000 people.
Newspaper editor: Printing this picture of a gay couple kissing caused readers to shun my paper 29
12:45 PM — A local newspaper editor says placing a photo of two men kissing on the front of his paper resulted in a drop in sales.
3rd April 2014
US: Judge hears arguments in case to stop gay married couples filing joint tax returns
6:44 PM — A judge in the US state of Missouri is hearing arguments in a case over whether to stop gay married couples from filing joint tax returns.
Stonewall: It is unacceptable that couples in civil partnerships must wait to convert to marriage 27
2:44 PM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall has ramped up its campaign to allow couples in civil partnerships to convert to marriage.
UKIP politician quits party over its refusal to back same-sex marriage 41
12:19 PM — A UKIP politician has quit his party and resigned as a councillor over the party's refusal to support same-sex marriage.
2nd April 2014
Nike and Intel join list of Oregon businesses pushing for same-sex marriage
6:48 PM — Sportswear giant Nike and technology multinational Intel are among a few dozen businesses to throw their weight behind a campaign to legalise same-sex marriage in Oregon.
Lawyers for anti-gay marriage clerk: US Supreme Court agrees marriage is for procreation 11
5:54 PM — Lawyers acting on behalf of a clerk in the US state of Oklahoma who refused to issue a marriage licence to a same-sex couple have argued that marriage exists primarily for procreation.
US: Same-sex marriage advocates will drop campaign if judge overturns ban
5:46 PM — Same-sex marriage advocates in the US state of Oregon have said they will drop a campaign to put a question on a ballot, if a judge overturns the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
1st April 2014
US: Indiana terminally ill woman and wife demand recognition of marriage
7:27 PM — A terminally ill woman in the US state of Indiana and her wife have joined a lawsuit to demand that the state recognise their marriage.
US: ‘Days of Our Lives’ to show first same-sex wedding 2
6:51 PM — In what is being hailed as the first same-sex wedding on a US daytime soap opera, a gay couple in 'Days of Our Lives' will marry this week.
US: Lesbian married in Michigan assaulted by several men days after wedding 2
5:16 PM — Just days after marrying in a brief period during which same-sex marriage was legal in Michigan, a woman was violently assaulted.
US: Evangelist Scott Lively says Obama is a ‘radical homosexualist’ who might be gay 24
4:43 PM — Anti-gay evangelist Scott Lively, who supported Uganda's 'Kill the Gays' bill, has said he thinks President Obama might be gay because of his support for same-sex marriage.
Sikh leader: My religion says I can scoff food at a party – but not attend a religious gay wedding 53
3:31 PM — The founder and principal adviser of Sikhs in England says he would be happy to attend the reception of a same-sex couple’s wedding – but not the actual wedding ceremony in a temple.
Comment: Let’s just stop for a moment and celebrate same-sex marriage 1
2:01 PM — Lib Dem councillor Mathew Hulbert reflects on the first same-sex weddings to take place in England and Wales, saying there is still more to do for equality.
Nigeria: Sharia court releases two men accused of breaking anti-gay laws 2
1:52 PM — A Nigerian Sharia court has released two men accused of breaking anti-gay laws, saying the prosecution failed to prove its case.
Police probe zoo owner who said: Equal marriage is abnormal, unnatural and makes me feel disgusted 45
1:42 PM — Police in Cumbria are investigating a zoo owner who published a series of homophobic remarks about the arrival of equal marriage on Facebook.
Daily Mail poll: 20% more men would like to date Nigel Farage than Nick Clegg 16
12:57 PM — A poll for the Daily Mail, a newspaper that is opposed to equal marriage, has claimed that where 10% of men think Nick Clegg "would make a good date," 12% would prefer the company of Nigel Farage.
Evangelical Alliance: Equal marriage could lead to bisexuals marrying ‘both male and female partners’ 46
11:48 AM — Northern Ireland’s Evangelical Alliance has claimed that equal marriage is a premise to be "outrightly rejected" as it would also include the rights for bisexual people to marry "both their male and female partners."